This Recovery Really Is Different

Rebounding from a financial crisis takes a lot longer.

The economy is somewhere down there.

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Calling this the “worst economic expansion since World War II” is like saying the ebola virus is the worst cold you ever had. At some level you might be technically correct, but you end up communicating confusing, even misleading, information.

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